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music ♪] >> jennifer: let's start tonight in flint michigan. the city about an hour north of detroit. this is my map of michigan and it's a place with a long list of dubious distinctions. it has the highest crime rate of any michigan city the highest number of abandoned properties in the nation and last year it was the number one most violent city in the country. it also is one of the poorest cities. compare that to michigan overall which is at 16%, the 14% is the national figure. it is a sad picture, even more so because of flint's history as the center of the american manufacturing industry. it's the birthplace of this country's labor movement. in 1960, flint was michigan's second largest city 200,000 people. it also had a vibrant middle class, it's public school system was a model for the nation and that was due in large part to the strength of its labor unions and the large number of manufacturing workers living in flint. they took over a factory and they didn't leave until they reached a deal with management. workers occupied several general motor's plants. n
. it destroys innocent lives. this was one of the worths in our city's history. in 1989, a woman was brutally attacked and raped jogging in central park. five black and lieu teen know teenagers were arrested and charged, convicted and spent years in prison. the real assailant confessed to the crime in 2002. it was a complete and total failure on the part of the justice system and media. this is the subject of a movie currently in theaters. >> i look back at the jogger case and wish i'd been more skeptical as a journalist. a lot of people didn't do their jobs. reporters, police, prosecutors defense lawyers. this was a proxy war being fought. these young men were the proxies for all kinds of other agendas. the truth and reality and justice were not part of it. >> joining me now was one of the directors of that film and perhaps the document arian of our time, ken burrs. it's an honor to have you here. >> thank you. it's my pleasure. >> how did you find this case and dive into it and what do you hope we take away? >> i found it through my daughter sarah burns and her husband, a filmmaker that i'v
and again and again. then you've got cities like chicago where it's mayhem. so many murders. we have a news report on that. >> chicago's image has been defined by shots heard and seen and the world usually snippets of carnage and mayhem. >> the city continues to deal with the deadly ivy lens. 13 people dead this weekend including the 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed. >> gary mccarthy told acc 7 that there is still an unacceptable level of violence in the city. so far this weekend four people including two children are dead. and at least 26 people have been wounded in weekend shootings. >> cenk: but our next guest said it's not because there are too many guns, but there are not enough guns in chicago. really? let's ask him. alan gottlieb chairman of the citizens for the right to keep and bear arms. alan, thank you for joining us. give us your best shot on telling us what is wrong with chicago's gun laws. >> chicago has a ban on than guns. it makes it impossible to have a gun. to have a permit in your home, you have to have range training, but you couldn't get to gun range training. an
rid of scott brown. 1-866-55-press. >> real people living real lives in new york city. >> we've been threatened with the cutting of hours. we've been threatened with losing our jobs. if i lose my job than to stay there and be belittled. >> jennifer: last week, hundreds of fast food workers took to the streets of new york to demand a living wage. workers from mcdonald's, burger king, wendy's, taco bell, other major fast food chains all walked out. and they called for the minimum wage to be raised to $15 an hour. for the right to unionize without interference. they would be a powerful force. fast food workers are the fourth largest occupation in the country! they earn on average about $18,000 a year. for full time. that's roughly the poverty level for a family of three. at the same time, these big chains are reporting record profits. and the issue underscores a fundamental, moral question. will we build an economy that pays workers enough to support a family or will we use the government to subsidize people's w
ancestors i come from delaware city, delaware. my ancestors came from salem new jersey. i found out recently that my ancestors came to salem new jersey into philadelphia from latvia and she starts looking at me and said how do you know all of this? i said i know because i've been on this great site called ancestry.com. here in the middle of a cocktail party selling this product. i urge you to try it, too. they'll give you two free weeks if you go to ancestry.com. discover all you can about your family before you then decide whether or not to sign up. it is a perfect time to do it this time of year to find out stuff about your family roots then when your crowd gets together for the holiday party you can impress them with everything you've learned. go to tryancestry.com. peter, what's happening here? >> we're tweeting at bpshow. some fantastic responses to our information we gave you to get in touch with rick schneider the governor of michigan. it is onetoughnerd. spell it out. >> bill: who would ever have a twitter ha
? kim coles will be performing tonight at gotham comedy club here in new york city. and it is to benefit the victims of hurricane sandy so you have to go check that out. the stars of the hit abc series scandal tony goldwyn. we'll be right alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature
its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. >> today, new york city mayor bloomberg announced a plan top protect the city from future natural disasters but he said there were no magic bullets, you don't have to be a believer in climate change to understand the ding dangers from extreme weather are already here after sandy, after katrina, after record droughts in the midwest, why aren't we seeing more meaningful action from congress on climate change? well, i got four words for you: charles & david koch conservative brothers with combined net worth of $80,000,000,000, $80,000,000,000 have spent a fortunate to kill climate legislation. they have also funded climate change denial science, and they've waged an all-out attack on clean air laws of the. the top 25 senators who have received the most campaign cash from from, seven sitting here today on the environmental public works committees and big surprise. they are all republicans and they have all voted in favor of oil interests. john barasso, jim inhoff and lamar alexander have v
a lot of attention. we're doing the new york city food marathon. the 22.6 dishes in 24 hours. it's absurd, of course it is, but it gets people interested in food who otherwise would not have any interest in food. >> cenk: how dofood. >> gavin: how do you make better scrambled eggs. >> add more yolks. that will give you a dense creamy scrambled egg that tastes like you almost put cream to it, and lower temperature than--cook at a lower temperature. then the next--you have an extra egg white. then you experiment adding an extra egg white. that gives you a fluffy texture like in an omelet just by changing the ratio. >> gavin: what was the most enlivening in your perspective. wow, if i had only known 20 years ago this--was there a particular recipe or approach to cooking or style that distills some of the premise and some of the core? >> i'll give two things. the first is just how contrarian some of the best solutions are. you hear cooking the best steak. you bring it to room temperature, sear it and then cook it. if you do the exact opposite, take the steak and put it in the freezer
gathering at the state capital in lancing, michigan as the city prepares for what could be the largest demonstration in history. the legislature has now rushed through right to work legislation, and governor rick snyder is expected to sign it today. police are on hand and limbed the number of people allowed in the common areas of the capitol. president obama said the right to work bill is not about economics and has everything to do with politics. taxpayers have now made a total of about $22.7 billion overall from the government's investment in the bank rescue. aig is now fully private again. and the british bank is going to pay the u.s. a $1.9 billion penalty for breaking u.s. sanction laws. they have transferred money through the u.s. to drug car tails and nations like iron. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. the chill of peppermint. the rich dark chocolate. york peppermint pattie get the sensation. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten command
about gun control room after the murder-suicide of kansas city chief jovan belcher. according to the nra when is the best time to talk about gun control? never! yeah, you can never satisfy those guys. good morning, everybody. we will bring you up to date on all of the news of the day. today's current news update from lease a ferguson out in los angeles. hi, lease a. good morning. >> hey, bill. good morning. it is a chilly dark foggy morning here in los angeles but i am glad you got some of our nice weather. president obama is speaking to a couple of groups, today, the 2012 tribal nations conference of the department of the interior. first off, he will answer questions from members of the business round table, amid a debate over the fiscal cliff. the group is urging congress to take immediate action to avoid those automatic tax increases and spending cuts come january. president obama is saying that with the way speaker boehner plan stands now, no deal. >> unfortunately the speaker's proposal is out of balance. we will have to see the rates on
we went in san francisco in the city to a micro development housing unit. these are apartments being built that are about 250 square feet. >> bill: not studio apartments. families are living in them? dan: it's for one person, maybe two, not really for a family but, you know, in san francisco very high-rent. if you could cut your apartment in the rent to cut your rent and a half, it's not for everybody but i think a lot of people would do it. >> bill: right. how about the -- you and i talked before you left, did you get a chances to along at the high-speed rail project? dan: i talked to some california policy experts about high-speed rail and where the station are going to go and what exactly needs to happen to put in the core dors. it was interesting thinking about that farm land connecting sacramento down to l.a. would happen. there are proposed routes to las vegas. we are stalking at least five years off from seeing those corridors, but a lot of people are very much for it and you have a lot of farmers that are very against it. it's a controversi
in lancing, michigan as the city prepares for what could be the largest demonstration in history. the legislature has now rushed through right to work legislation, and governor rick snyder is expected to sign it today. police are on hand and limbed the number of people allowed in the common areas of the capitol. president obama said the right to work bill is not about economics and has everything to do with politics. taxpayers have now made a total of about $22.7 billion overall from the government's investment in the bank rescue. aig is now fully private again. and the british bank is going to pay the u.s. a $1.9 billion penalty for breaking u.s. sanction laws. they have transferred money through every day presents another exciting issue. from financial regulation, fraud on wall street. things everyday exploding around the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe dr
. >> eliot: when kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher murdered kasandra perkins last weekend and then shot himself it did not happen in a vacuum. there are $30,000 done deaths a year, doing nothing about this is one thing that clearly makes no sense. which begs the question why is government doing nothing when it comes to guns. here to talk to us about possible solutions is john rosenthal, co-founder of stop handgun violence and the american hunters and shooters association, an alternative to nra for moderate gun owners. thank you for joining us. >> thank you eliot. >> eliot: the frustration we've felt for years in response to gun violence. in the context of all that has happened, the lack of action, what is your agenda, and how do you plan to make it real. >> it's no different than it has been the better part of 20 years. i'm a gun owner. i'm a business person. i believe in the second amendment and the right to bear arms but the founders never extended that the second amendment extend to terrorists and criminals to buy guns without even a background check. toy guns and teddy
to maneuver out from under the whip that grover norquist west valley cities around their ears. >> eliot: you say if we're going to confront our deficits, healthcare cost is the tough nut on this issue. how do you begin to confront that issue. >> the attack on medicare that the republicans bring is a fundamental misdiagnosis of our healthcare problem. if you look at our healthcare system across the country we're the most inefficient place in the world 18% of gdp. most inefficient in any other industrialized country is 12%. we don't deliver much better care as a result, so will is an enormous amount of money. whether it's $700 billion a year or 1 trillion-dollar as bush's treasury secretary says, it's a big number. 40% that have comes back through the federal budget. we've got to focus on improving the quality of care and lowering the costs for everybody grab the 40% of those savings that come back to the federal government but help the private sector have lower costs through kaiser, through blue cross united. >> eliot: it's not simply pairing 9 the benefits that individuals will get but the s
the entire city of los angeles looking for someone for you. >> stephanie: get on it, people! it could be june. a june wedding! unless rob reiner turns me. rob, i love you and your lovely wife michelle. you are heroes. love you honey. >> thank you chris. >> thanks, rob! >> bye. >> stephanie: have fun with the supreme court. you know what song i'm going to play at my wedding? >> fun! wow! >> stephanie: guess what will be served! soda stream. someone should marry me just for the segue right? >> no. >> stephanie: okay. decide -- soda stream, made fresh at home in less than 30 seconds. best holiday gift. everyone that gets this, loves it. it is smart, it transforms water into fresh fizzy soda in seconds. no lugging disposing of bottles and cans. great looking machine in all kinds of different styles and colors. costs only about $80. you've done it. you fill -- >> i did it last night again at my friend's house. >> stephanie: hit the thing. you claim goes shunk. >> it puts the carbonation in t
and bad porn. if you like bad porn, you will like "50 shades of gray." carol from traverse city michigan. >> i wanted to weigh in on the protest yesterday. >> yes. >> i couldn't make it. but i am retired from a shop. i worked 31 years there. my grandfather worked for ford motor company] before they were union unionized. i know all of his struggles. killed for unions to become, you know, viable. >> yeah. yeah. >> it's just like a knife through our heart that this has happened. you are talking about the legislatures and people, republican and it's the koch brothers. it's all of these outside groups that are ruining our country, and it all started with the supreme court decision. and, you know, to allow all kind of money into the election process. i think that that's the core problem. >> right. citizens united but you are right about the koch brothers here there are two groups that they have that were involved. one is alec that john nichols mentioned, the american legislative exchange council. it's my latest book the obama hate machine. but alec
drop this on a city. disperses a cloud. and it causes a panic unlike any other weapon. >> you mention a brokered piece that maybe assad would step down and leave. is that really a possibility? is there a chance if russia came in, he would step down? or is he going to battle until the last? >> up until this morning i thought assad was going to battle until the last, go down like gadhafi. he's got nowhere to go. this is his territory. his family has ruled the country for 42 years. he won't give it up. always the hope that something will happen. but you know russia could be the missing element here. if they're willing to come in and shift their support and pressure assad to leave and offer him a way out maybe he'll take it. it is the first glimmer of sort of a peaceful settlement that we've seen in months. >> bill: i was at the white house briefing yesterday but also it was on monday that jay carney said unequivocally that any use -- he just -- basic, put out the warning. any use of chemical weapon crosses the re
music ♪] >> stephanie: see what you did there. they are talking about the kansas city tragedy. >> women are victims of violence all the time. >> should have guns. >> or make better decisions. >> or learn to protect themselves. guns are the opportunity to equal the score against somebody more powerful than you are. >> >> stephanie: she should have made a better decision than to get her face in the way of the gunshot. >> uh-huh. >> stephanie: all right. i always love it when they -- [ applause ] >> stephanie: get women to fight the war against women. that's good. >> carry more guns! that would be great! what? what is the problem! >> stephanie: kids go to meeting is how we run our business here at the "stephanie miller show." i love it. half of the time people go do you just talk about this on the radio? and i'm like no i use it all the time. i love it. go to meeting with hd faces is nothing short of incredible. video, audio quality, there is no other service to me than go to meeting with hd faces. meet face-to-face with colleagues online no matter where they are.
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